Is It Spam or Just a Company Marketing by EMail?


When a torrent of unsolicited email arrives with cut rate promotions for pheromone cologne and mint flavored Viagra, a volunteer foreign legion of antispam warriors is ready to fight back with its most lethal weapon: blacklists.

But lately, online global guardians like the Spamhaus Project are facing fierce challenges to their blacklists, or blocklists, which are intended to help businesses and Internet service providers filter out the worst spammers from Ukraine to the United States. Defending a Blurred Line: Is It Spam or Just a Company Marketing by E-Mail? - New York Times

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 16th October 2006 9:35PM